Everything You Need to Know About Plenti Rewards

The Plenti rewards program has sparked excitement, but you may still have some questions about what the program has to offer. Read on to learn how Plenti works and how it can benefit you. Answering the Who, What, When & … Continued

20 Irritating Fees You Can Avoid

Unexpected fees always have a way of sneaking up and surprising you. Just when you think you’re in the clear, there they are – leeching onto the bill for your cell phone or cable – or whatever. But before tossing … Continued

8 Tips for Dining on a Dime

Who doesn’t like dining out? It’s social, you can try new things and, best of all, you don’t have to cook. The downside? The bill. In 2013, the average American household spent $2,625 eating at restaurants. While dining out can … Continued

The Latte Effect: How Much Could you Be Saving?

Do you regularly spend a few dollars on everyday things that you could probably live without? We’re all guilty of it but we tend to ignore the bigger picture. Think about it: if you saved the money you spent on … Continued

Top Apps to Save You Money for Your Daily Routine

One major perk of owning a smartphone is that you have access to apps that can save you money for every part of your day. From grocery shopping to picking up prescriptions from the pharmacy, your apps are crucial to … Continued

Back-to-School Shopping Checklist: College Edition

It’s that time of year again: Back to school – retail’s second biggest spending event. College students, in particular, have to do some serious shopping to prepare for a new semester. Aside from tuition and room and board, they usually … Continued

Party Planning On a Budget

Throwing a big bash doesn’t have to take a big bite out of your wallet. It’s the season for celebrations – graduations, wedding showers, engagement parties and reunions. But can you really throw a great bash on a budget? Absolutely, … Continued

Shop Yard Sales Like a Pro

Save more and spend less, with these tried and true tips. As the weather warms up, bargain hunting takes on a whole new meaning as yard sale season begins – for many savvy shoppers, a great way to save hard-earned … Continued

Save Money and Energy on Air Conditioning

Keep those summer electricity bills from going through the roof. “Shut the door! You’re letting the cool air out!” If you’re a parent, you may have said this to your kids. And you probably remember your parents saying it back in the … Continued

Save Now for a Getaway Later

After months of cold temperatures and piles of snow, summer may seem out of reach, but it isn’t. And neither is a well-deserved summer vacation—if you start saving now, budget accordingly and plan how to cut costs while on your getaway.

Secrets of Frugal Living

Surveys show that many Americans are spending as much or more than they did before the recession. A consumer research firm, Mintel, found that consumer spending is up 5% compared with 2012. But with more people spending, the prices of … Continued

Roll Out, Move In – and Save

Here’s how to relocate without breaking the bank. Moving into a new home signifies new possibilities and a lot of hard work. Moving can wipe you out, but it doesn’t have to clear out your wallet, as well. Forget the … Continued

5 Easy Ways to Save Money

We all want to find ways to save money and have more in our savings accounts at the end of the month. If you’ve tried and abandoned sweeping changes to your financial habits, focus instead on the little things you … Continued

12 Easy Ways to Trim Your Grocery Bill

  We’ve all stood in the checkout line and wondered how those groceries added up so quickly. Whether grocery shopping for yourself or your family, a trip to the supermarket can strain your budget. But with some planning, you can … Continued

Save Money on Kids Sports

How to stay in the game without going broke. When your son or daughter begins playing a sport for the first time, there are many things that might make you nervous. How to explain sportsmanship? What if he or she … Continued